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Badgers: licence to interfere with setts for development purposes (A24 and LR24)

Apply for a licence to interfere with badger setts during development work and find out how to report your actions.

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Interfere with a badger sett for development purposes: licence application form (A24)

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Report action taken under this licence (LR24)

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Details

Use application form (A24) to apply for a licence to interfere with badger setts during development work. The licence covers housing developments, the construction of pipelines and the building of new fences.

Apply for this licence

To apply for this licence, complete the licence application form and send it to Natural England at the address on the form. You must state clearly how:

  • the proposed development work will interfere with the badger setts
  • you’ll carry out any mitigation work

Licences are free. Natural England will decide whether to issue a licence within 30 working days of receiving your application.

How to report your actions

You must report any actions you took using this licence on the report form (LR24) on this page. You must report no later than 2 weeks after your licence expires, even if you’ve taken no action. Send your completed form by post or email to Natural England using the details on the form.

Published 6 October 2014
Last updated 2 April 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated version of application form and report form added.
  2. First published.